Cognitive & Behavioral Scientist at L’Oréal Research & Innovation

Campus Charles Zviak -15 rue Pierre Dreyfus, 92110 Clichy (PARIS)

At L’Oréal R&I, you are part of the Product Performance Evaluation division -PPE- who evaluate relevance, performance and coherence of all beauty innovations developed by our laboratories.

You develop the cognitive and behavioral scientific expertise and you are firmly committed to impact the organization and scientific field.

Your mission is built around 3 pillars:

  1. Build capabilities on observation to decode user behavior & on intuitive product usage to facilitate behavioral change:
    • Track & synthetize research studies and emerging methods
    • Design and run research experiments with partners
    • Systematize data collection in collaboration with the Computational Science team
    • Develop innovative methods suitable for the innovation ecosystem
  2. Develop and implement disruptive beauty innovations tests:
    • Be a key advisor for worldwide disruptive innovation projects regarding user behavior questions
    • Design and implement user tests to evaluate innovation prototypes/products.
  3. Engage internal R&I teams in our topics, communicate externally to valorize our expertise
    • Develop and run communications to spread behavioral science expertise and impact the business through presentations, videos, gaming, webinar…

Profil & Required Competencies:

  • Passionate about human being understanding and disruptive sustainable innovation
  • Master/PhD degree in cognitive science, behavioral science, ethology, psychology
  • 5-to-10yr of experience in industry and/or in academia
  • Strong appetite and expertise for research and method development
  • French & English: read, written, spoken
  • Curiosity & open-mindedness / Team Player / Pro-active / Ability to challenge practices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong scientific track record

How to apply:

Send your candidate file to: David MORIZET – & Valérie CHANTELOUP –

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